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Death To False Metal Festival Preview: Day 1

Posted by on August 12, 2015

In a two-part series we break down all the bands playing this weekend’s Metal Insider sponsored Death To False Metal Festival in Hamden, CT, so you know ahead of time what awesomeness are getting yourself into.  First up, a look at Friday night’s line-up (please note there are some extremely NSFW videos linked below):   […]

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Baroness apparently still in the studio

Posted by on July 1, 2015

Pete Adams of Baroness (and Valkyrie) said back in April that the new Baroness album is three weeks from being done. Now, a photo of the band was posted to Apple Music, saying the band is, “recording with Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, New York. ” Fridmann is known for his work the […]

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Metal Power Rankings: On the Lamb

Posted by on June 13, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. In a little more than a month, Lamb of God […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/28: The charts have got sol

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, this is certainly heftier than last week. Just like I said it would be. As is common for large debut lists, you’ve got band’s making comebacks, a few EP’s, younger bands trying to […]

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Baroness side project Valkyrie shares new song

Posted by on April 29, 2015

There have been enough textures throughout Baroness’ three albums that it’s obvious guitarist Pete Adams knows what he’s doing. Valkyrie, his side project with his brother, Jake, recently emerged from dormancy and will be releasing Shadows on May 19th. The album, their first in eight years and first on Relapse, will be supported by a […]

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Inaugural Death to False Metal Festival announced

Posted by on April 22, 2015

We’re not even five months into 2015, but if we were to look at trends for the year in metal, it seems like the metal festival is spreading to the United States. With Roadburn, Wacken, and Download the European standard-bearers, America’s only major multi-day festivals are the Maryland Deathfest, and of course the New England […]

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Valkyrie will teach you to mountain stomp

Posted by on April 1, 2015

Brothers Pete and Jake Adams’ band Valkyrie signed to Relapse Records last summer, and recently announced the upcoming release of their latest album, Shadows. Due out May 19th, “Mountain Stomp” is the first song (and opening track) from the album and available for streaming right now. Said Jake of the band’s latest effort: “Some of these songs we […]

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Relapse signs Baroness guitarist’s side band Valkyrie

Posted by on July 31, 2014

As Baroness continue to gain popularity with each album, the Relapse band seem to be following the lead of another Relapse band, Mastodon. That’s not to say that they’re about to leave Relapse, and now we know their guitarist, Pete Adams isn’t about to either. His band Valkyrie has signed to the label for an […]

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Glenn Danzig recruits Baroness guitarist for upcoming Samhain reunion shows

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Earlier this month, Glenn Danzig announced that his post-Misfits/pre-solo band Samhain would play a handful of shows this fall, in addition to sets at Riot Fest Chicago and Philip Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Film Fest. It was assumed that longtime members London May and Steve Zing would be part of the shows given that they also […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 6th – Grand Re-Entrance

Posted by on July 6, 2010

Trent Reznor has been one of the Renaissance Men of rock music for the past two decades, dictating the direction of the genre’s progression since the beginning of Nine Inch Nails. The only other musicians that can come close are the members of Tool and Dream Theater, showing the maximum capabilities of the genre when […]

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